Ambush Cave in San Miguel, Bulacan

Ambush Cave Biak-Na-Bato National Park San Miguel Bulacan Location History Hiking Trail Entrance Size Katipunero Cavern Depth Spanish Stalactite Stalagmite Stone Formation Distance Length Kilometer Ambush Cave is located at the Biak-na-bato National Park in San Miguel, Bulacan Province. Ambush Cave is probably the scariest of the caves in the region because it has a very narrow entrance. The cave is called Ambush because Katipuneros led unsuspecting Spaniard enemies into its caverns and subsequently ‘ambushed’ them. Ambush Cave is approximately two and a half hours away by land from Manila. Its flora such as G. Melina, teak, buho, tibig and vines are found outside the cave and a few stalactites and stalagmites, and stone formation are found inside the cave, with column and pool. It is also open even to inexperienced cavers. Continue reading

The Hospital Cave in Bulacan

Hospital Cave Biak Bato National Park San Miguel Bulacan Cavern Guerillas Trinidad Tecson Katipunan Location Hiding Spot Battle War Stalactite Entrance Size Length Width Hiking Trail Tour Guide Info Hospital Cave is located within the Biak-na-bato National Park in San Miguel, Bulacan Province. This cave got its name because it was used as the hospital by the guerillas during war, the injured soldiers would stay in that cave to either die or get better. This is where Trinidad Tecson, the mother of Biak Na Bato, worked her magic. She gave her biggest contribution to Katipunan by nursing those who faltered in the battle field. Inside the cave are stalactites hanging from its ceiling. The cave was a burial place because human bones have been found inside the cavern. The Hospital Cave is generally safe to inexperienced visitors and may also be utilized for economic purposes such as guano extraction and edible birds nest collection. Some of the passages to where you can head out were so narrow you have to walk on your sides. Open to inexperienced cavers. Continue reading

Madlum Cave in San Miguel Bulacan

Madlum Cave San Miguel Bulacan Biak Bato National Park Cave Angat Limestone Formation Cavern Location Entrance Madlum Cave is located on the northern part of the Biak na Bato National Park in San Miguel, Bulacan Province. Unique rock formations inside the cave have amazed visitors while local folk say these hidden natural wonders are also home to the ‘diwatas’ or fairies. Madlum Cave is a prominent feature in the Angat Limestone Formation which occupy most of the whole reservation of Biak-na-Bato National Park and is considered a shrine by the people of San Miguel, Bulacan. There are three giant portals to the approximately 50-meter long cavern. An entrance to the right, which is about 30 meters from the water level of the Madlum River, is a statue of the Continue reading

Aguinaldo Cave in Bulacan

Aguinaldo Cave San Miguel Bulacan Cuarto-Cuarto Cavern Location Balaong River General Emilio Depth Size Hiking ChambersThe Aguinaldo Cave, also known as the Cuarto-Cuarto Cave, is located in San Miguel, Bulacan. There are three prominent caves exist along the banks of the Balaong River that circumscribe the historic barangay of Biak-na-Bato, namely Bahay Paniki Cave, Aguinaldo Cave and Bukal Cave. The most notable of these caves is the Aguinaldo Cave where the late hero, General Emilio Aguinaldo, once took refuge while leading the resistance movement against the Spanish and American colonizers. Militarily, its narrow but long entrance coupled with the existence of secret chambers can way-lay intruders. The enemy has to literally crawl through the low portal and would ran smack against the waiting defenses of Aguinaldo’s men. Aside from the presence of stalactites and stalagmites which come in various hues and sizes, the cave also boasts of palisades Continue reading